England’s Best Nightlife Spots

The Best Places For Nightlife in the United Kingdom

By Oscar Davis

Nightlife Varies From Place to Place

You cannot expect the same style of nightlife perhaps in a city like Riyadh as compared to the nightlife that you are used to in a city like Las Vegas. The overall approach to relationships and other such important things do have a role to play in the kind of nightlife that you expect.

If you are keen on enjoying the best nightlife, then you must choose a city where you can find a lot of action, excitement, and adventure. There are many cities where the city sleeps by 9 PM and on the other hand, you have cities that offer a sizzling and hot nightlife even early in the morning of the next day.

A contrast might be the sleepy city of Phoenix that basically shuts down at nightfall, and the vibrant late-night scene in Manhattan, the city that never sleeps!

It all boils down to your specific needs and requirements. At the end of the day, your definition of nightlife will determine the kind of enjoyments and excitements that you are on the lookout for.

Nightlife & The United Kingdom

The United Kingdom without any doubt is considered to be one of the most progressive, dynamic, and forward-looking groups of nations. Hence, it is quite obvious that when it comes to nightlife, the United Kingdom may have shown the direction and road for many people who love nightlife in one way or another.

There are a number of nightclubs, bars, restaurants in many cities that boast of high-quality nightlife, including great cocktails, dancing, gaming and just meeting friends for drinks.

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Cavern Club, Liverpool

The Cavern Club – Liverpool

Nightclub lovers with experience will most certainly be aware of The Cavern Club. There are quite a few takeaways. The entrance fee is small and you also will enjoy the services of staff that are extremely friendly, well-mannered, and pleasing.  The Cavern Club even calls itself “The Most Famous Bar in the World!”  This is where the earliest Beatles shows took place.

It also has some of the best photos and memorabilia. Though the Cavern Club is open long hours, it would be a good idea to visit it at around 3 in the afternoon, if you wish to enjoy and savor the club. The crowd during this time is relatively small.   Many of the musical acts here have roots with the Beatles, who famously played this club many times. Paul McCartney himself played the Cavern Club in 2018!

However, if you love the hustle and bustle of nightlife, The Cavern Club offers some of the best live music, food, and drink in the exciting city of Liverpool. The clientele is sophisticated and classy.

pixel bar leeds

Pixel Bar – Leeds

If you are a fan of nostalgic rock music and other types of retro music coupled with other fun things like videogames, it makes sense for you to spend some time at Pixel Bar, in Leeds. It also is famous for some of the greatest selection of drinks. The video games section is also awesome and you can see nightclub enthusiasts spending a lot of time in gaming activities. Pixel Bar is known as West Yorkshire’s Only Esports-themed cocktail bar.  Bring on the Minecraft!

This bar could be an ideal place for couples to spend their anniversaries or lovers to discover more about each other in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Or you can challenge each other to a round of video games and see who wins!  website

Ballie Ballerson
Ballie Ballerson Ball Room. Get lost in the balls!

Ballie Ballerson Soho – London

Many nightlife lovers consider this to be an awesome place to be in Soho. Whether it is the bottomless brunch experience on Saturdays, or the famous porn star martinis and Prosecco Martinis you can expect the best of everything here at Ballie Ballerson Soho.  Here’s how they describe it: “We’ve got our iconic glowing ball pit, a second striking ball pit, mesmerizing entertainment and DJs blasting a mix of RnB, disco and house.”  Sounds great!

The DJs are also superb and the ball pit arena is something cool that you will get a kick out of. It is the place to be in for singles and pairs and of course, the crowd is decent and sophisticated.  The proof of the pudding is in eating their boozy bottomless brunches, so go and enjoy it.  website

Incognito Winchester UK
Incognito in Winchester, United Kingdom.

Incognito – Winchester

This is another popular and much talked about cocktail bar and an awesome place for a night out. Among other things, you can enjoy Incognito’s quality jazz performances every night at 9:00 PM. You will also love the staff and the kind of unique cocktails and other drinks that they offer. Of course, there are other important takeaways including the best ambiance.  Here is how this club describes itself: “Serving the fine people of Winchester with delightful bottomless brunches and expertly compounded libations.”

Rubyz in Bournemouth
Rubyz in Bournemouth offers drag comedy shows and fun.

While it is indeed one of the best places to visit for gin, cocktails, prosecco, and wine, there are other things that also make Incognito so very popular in Winchester.

Many couples frequent this bar on Valentine’s Day and return with some of the most pleasant memories. They also feature a bottomless brunch, if you’re around on Sundays.  website

Rubyz – Bournemouth

If you are a foodie and love interesting and creative cuisine, then you will love Rubyz, located in Bournemouth.

There are a number of interesting drag comedy shows that keep the customers engaged throughout the night.

You also will not have anything to complain about as far as the ambiance, the service from the ever-smiling staff and of course the quality of customers who frequent this place.  Rubyz offers Bournemouth’s Premier Drag Comedy Show, and of course great cocktails, beer, and wines. website

Two Best Casinos For Nightlife

The Sportsman Casino – London

Sportsman Casino London
Sportsman Casino, London

Located on Old Quebec Street, the Sportsman Casino has stood the test of time and has become one of the best in London. There are quite a few reasons for this. It offers the best of professional gaming with an intimate atmosphere.

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Mixing up cocktails at the Sportsman in London.

The players and customers will feel like they belong to the Sportsman family.  The award-winning Zaman restaurant is also very sophisticated and elegant and offers some of the finest cuisines and foods that will pamper to your taste buds quite brilliantly. website

Grosvenor Casino, Russell Square – London

Also known by the name Stakis Casino there are many who consider this to be one of their favorite casinos. In spite of competition, it still continues to attract scores of young men and women because of the sheer quality that it offers as far as games, ambiance, and top quality food, and drinks.

You can find a list of others here

You can also find out about nightlife in Berlin on GoNOMAD.

England's Best Nightlife Spots 3Oscar Davis is a freelance writer based in Leeds, England.

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